Rays of Sunshine charity ball, Village Hotel, Blackpool
PUBLISHED: 16:00 06 December 2016
The Pinder family from Preesall hosted a special ball at the Village Hotel, Blackpool, in aid of children’s charity Rays of Sunshine, which grants wishes for seriously ill children.
Rays of Sunshine charity ball
Parents, Claire and Scott Pinder with Kaitlyn, Lewis, Daisy and Jessica
Danny, Molly and Tara Huck
Joanne Lister-Ward, Rachel Higgins, Linzi Sykes and Sarah Holden
Nigel Whittle, Anna Whittle, Rachel Whittaker, Ben Whittaker, Heather Grant and Gavin Grant
Rob Hall, Jessica Hall, Kirsty Lawson and David Lawson
Lucy Clarkson, Michelle Murphy, Ruth Connelly and Mandy Harrop
Liz Rothwell, Sharon Owen, Jaimie Thompson and Lucie Morley
Heather Fish, Claire Fausset, Michelle Jenkinson, Jessica Stockdale and Claire Thornhill
Hayley Helders and Natalie Pears
Alana Winterbottom and Samantha Murro
Gill Brown, Christine Huck, Lyn Huck, Carolyn Murro, Lucy Clarkson and Tara Huck
Christina Waterworth, Elspeth Yates, Rebecca Vart, Holley Grayston, Melissa Harris, Lauren Hall, Annie Peddie and Chloe Porter
Claire and Scott Pinder’s daughter, Jessica, 10, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia aged six and the charity has since arranged many exciting experiences for her, including meeting JLS and performing at the Royal Albert Hall.
The sell out evening, which raised £14,896, saw 380 guests enjoy a three course meal, entertainment and a surprise from the Singing Waiters.
The family said: ‘The special people that run Rays of Sunshine were there for us when we needed them most and now it was our turn to help them. It was a huge and we would like to say thank you to our family, friends and local businesses for the fantastic love and support.’